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Massacre in South Africa (part 2)

Two decades after the fall of Apartheid, why did police open fire on mine workers? The Lonmin massacre goes beyond a dispute over wages inside platinum mines and shows up the chronic imbalances between rich and poor in today’s South Africa.

  • Sipho JANUARY. France 24 Observer - from Cape Town;
  • Eusebius McKAISER. Witwatersrand University - from Johannesburg;
  • Ebba KALONDO. Africa Editor, France 24;
  • Sean JACOBS. Assistant Professor of International Affairs, The New School; Founder, 'Africa is a Country' blog - from New York.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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